When you’re looking for the perfect wedding dress, you’re going to need the perfect pair of wedding shoes. But with the costs of your wedding skyrocketing and in-laws and parents wanting you to add this and remove that, it has you thinking that maybe a pair of cheap, non-descript flip-flops is all you need. Snap out of it! Being on a budget doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your fashion senses and your love for shoes. Here are six shoes under $150 that will make any shoe snob smile and every budget-minded bride sigh in relief:
My first place to check out shoes, Nordstrom has a wide selection for every budget and occasion. Linea Paolo’s Blush Sandal is feminine and fun. With a grosgrain bow that takes attention at the center, this sandal has rhinestones that grace the satin straps. Available at Nordstrom, $139.95 (available in Champagne as shown, Black, and Dark Purple).
Take a stand for romance in this Hana shoe from rsvp. A silk rosette heightens the vamp — and your mood. Available from Zappos, $69.
For an elegant peep toe pump and covered platform, take a look at Touch-Ups Joyce Bridal Shoe. The vamp has a stunning rhinestone that will peek out from under your dress every time you move. If you like the shoe color, great! If not, you can dye the shoe easily. Available at Bellissima Bridal Shoe, $74.99.
If you’re looking for a show that will dazzle as you dance the night away with your new husband, try Pelle Moda’s Colette Sandal. A breezy sandal with ankle strap, this bridal footwear stands out with the iridescent glass crystals that blanket the straps. Available at Nordstrom, $142.95 (available in Gold Metallic as shown and Silver Metallic).The Nina Dy Shalom is a beautiful sling back with a slight platform. The shoe is dyeable satin, so if the shoe doesn’t match your color theme, dye it! A classic shoe that will make any bride-to-be joyous and all other women jealous. Available at Nina, $109.95.
Add a contemporary bit of detail to your overall look with the Dinora-YL from Nina. Delicately braided materials wraps around the T-strap and ankle strap. Your feet will look heavenly, Available at Nina, $49.95 (on sale, limited sizes available).
When you don’t have a budget to stick to, here are a few shoes guaranteed to dazzle:
For simple elegance that is always classy, you can rely on Kate Spade’s Keeden pump. With a round toe and origami style bow, your feet will look refined in this Italian-made shoe. Available at Kate Spade, $298.
Let your inner diva shine on your wedding day with Gucci’s Madeleine sandal. Metallic grey leather, signature horsebit buckle and Swarovski crystal will have you walking down the aisle with confidence and style. Available at Gucci, $695.
Be bold and daring with the seductive Tribute Platform Sandal from Yves Saint Laurent. With metallic crackled leather, this shoe will bring your wedding to new heights. Kiss those ballet flats goodbye. Available at Yves Saint Laurent, $790.